I am Victoria Ushkanova
I am a photographer and visual artist based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
I was born in Grozny. I grew up in Moscow where I studied art.
I have 19 years of experience in photography.
I love yoga and try to be conscious in this world.
My photography is a vision and a connection with humanity.
Selected by FRESH EYES (is presenting the greatest photography talents from Europe)/GUP Magazine
New Dutch Photography Talent 2019 /GUP Magazine
Winner of the Nikon Photo Contest 2017 Professional Portrait Category Russia.
You can order a photo session, to support me as an artist.
Victoria Ushkanova CV
Photographer and media Artist studied art and fashion photography.
Art / Work Experience
2019 Editorial photoshoot for Netflix
2019 Portraits of Netflix writers
2019 Group exhibition in De Markten, in Brussels, 12 Sep — 21 Oct. Curator Sanne Schim van der Loeff (World Press Photo Foundation) and Fonds Pascal Decroos https://www.fondspascaldecroos.org/nl/news/nieuwe-gezichten-documentairefotografie-uit-vlaanderen-en-nederland
2019 Selected Fresh Eyes Photo /GUP Magazine, The Book Launched at Photo Basell and Les Rencontres De La Photographie, Arles.
2018 Selected for the «New Dutch Photographer Talent 2019»/GUP Magazine, Melkweg Gallery Amsterdam
2017 «Marina» Winner 1 place Nomination «Professionals Portrait» Nikon ''At the Heart of the Image -2017'' / Nikon Russia
2015 Unseen Photo Fair & Festival / participant Video art «Typology» 13 min / Amsterdam
2013 Videodance «Displacement"/ participant EXTRA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL/ 35 mm Moscow
2013 Videodance «Displacement"/ Performance Art Festival/ Open-Air Stage Theatre Moscow
2013 Collaboration/ Koktebel Art Residence /Krym
2013 Collaboration with artist Kseniya Sorokina/ Video/ 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art
2013 Video / River Scene a project by Wiliam Speakman and Theo Tegelaers(TAAK Amsterdam)/ Nikola-Lenivets 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art
2012.09 Video Art/ William Parke, Patricia Parker/ Residence Nikola-lenivets/ Russia
2012.07 Collaborate with Ksenia Sorokina/ Video/ START Project, WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow
2012.07 ARTIST'S BODY/ performance Victoria Ushkanova / MMOMA Moscow/Biennale Young Art/ juliafertig.de/? p=421
2012.08 Collaboration with Performers from the school TSEKH-Moscow
2012.05 Laboratory KIRILL SEREBRENNIKOV / PLATFORMA project / Media performance WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow
2012.03 Collaboration, documentation of project Niwa Yoshinori / Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan/ MMOMA Moscow
2011 Video art ‘Fishway’ collaboration with composer Anna Mikhailova/ Media Table May/ MediaArtLab -Moscow
2011 Cinematographer/ Independent film
2010 Collaborate with Ksenia Sorokina/ Video/ START project WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow
2012 WANDERING FORMS/ Alina Belishkina
2012 Potential acute// Alina Belishkina
2011 PHOTOGRAPHY. OBJECTIFICATION OF THE VOID/Alina Belishkina
2011 The Nordic Photography: Experience Self-portrait LINA SCHEYNIUS
2010 International Summer Photo workshop/ WANESSA WINSHIP, UK, Agence VU Storytelling: Portrait Within the Environment
2008 International Summer Photoworkshop PAVEL SAMOKHVALOV
2009-2010 Workshop Art Director/ VGIK/ Russian State University of Cinematography
2013 Art Project by Theo Tegelaers/TAAK.ME and William Speakman. A three-day journey on the Ugra River in Russia. www.youtube.com/watch? v=NE5FNccafO0
2013 Koktebel Art Residence
2012.08 Collaboration with Performers from the school TSEKH-Moscow/Video
2012.09 Art Residence Nikola-lenivets/ William Parke/ Patricia Parker /Video
2102 ImPulsTanz 2012/Benoît LACHAMBRE/ Angélique WILLKIE/Linda RABIN /Workshops
2011–2012 MMOMA/Laboratory of Performance Media
2011–2012 MMOMA/School of Contemporary Art «Free Workshops»
2011-2011 WACADEMY/ OLGA Shishko Media Art
2010–2011 Moscow Museum Of Modern Art School /MMOMA of Contemporary Art «Free Workshops»
2000-2004 MGUS Institute for Applied Design, Art and Fashion photography
1997-2000 MGUS Institute for Applied Design, costume design (ba)
2019 Portraits of Netflix writers
2019 Photoshoot for Flirty Creativity Ad agency
2013. until now — Documentation of project, events and portrait for cultural platform http://www.taak.me/, Series of portraits
2008-2013 Photographer, Burda Publishing House Moscow, editorial covers fashion for magazine ‘’GIRL’’ and other magazines